Boards in Gear Webinar
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Online via Zoom
Whidbey Follow-up Session
Wednesday, April 24, 2023
Pacific Rim Institute
180 Parker Rd, Coupeville, WA, 98239
Boards in Gear Webinar
- Board responsibilities
- Board operations
- Composition and development
This workshop will be recorded. Registrants will receive the recording by email after the event. If you can’t attend the training but you are interested in learning about this topic, please register so you we can send you the recording and materials.
Following the Boards in Gear webinar, join facilitators Jennifer Chang and Julia Hunter for a 2-hour, in-person session as we go deeper on the topics of connection to cause, responsibilities, composition and development, operations, and fundraising. This is an opportunity for those who attended the webinar to come together for an in-person, interactive session. Through facilitated conversation and activities, compare your lived experiences with the materials covered and ask questions to help get your board in gear.
Light snacks will be provided.
Note – This registration is intended for charitable organizations serving Whidbey Island who will attend the April 11 Boards in Gear webinar and April 24 in-person follow-up session. We ask that you do not register more than two people for the webinar + follow up session to allow as many organizations as possible to participate. If you have questions, please contact Maureen Rice at [email protected].
Important Information about COVID-19
To ensure the health and safety of attendees at our in-person events, NAWA will follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities regarding infectious diseases such as COVID-19. These regulations may change rapidly, so please check current government guidelines for the event location before attending. Please do not attend an in-person event if you feel sick or are showing symptoms known to be associated with COVID-19 or another infectious disease. We ask attendees who test positive within a week of the event to contact us so that we may notify other participants of a potential exposure. NAWA will keep the identity of the person testing positive confidential. NAWA will provide masks at all in-person events and anyone attending should feel comfortable requesting or wearing one.
Register for both the online webinar and follow-up session for $5.
If you will not attend the follow-up session, register for the webinar only here.
Captions: Automated captions will be enabled for the webinar.
Interpretation: Please indicate during registration if you have an interpretation request. Typically, we need at least two weeks in order to schedule an interpreter.
Visual Descriptions: Presenters will include visual descriptions of themselves and the slides to give a person who is low-vision or blind a sense of space and place.
If you have additional accessibility requests, please let us know when you register.
About the Speakers
Pamela Oaks - Webinar
The Profitable Nonprofit
Pamela is a Fund Development expert, helping nonprofits achieve funding sustainability. Having worked successfully with organizations, nonprofits, foundations, universities, government, and community organizations around the world, Pamela’s passion is to ensure that those who want to change the world for ‘good’ have the funding and resources to do so.
Jennifer Chang - Follow Up Session
Director of Learning, Nonprofit Association of Washington
Jennifer joined the Nonprofit Association of Washington team in August 2020. She brings over ten years of nonprofit experience and community-centered work in the South Puget Sound region to the team. Her experiences include serving as a nonprofit executive director, overseeing the transition of a funder managed program to an independent nonprofit, supporting watershed-based community collaborations, and leading urban green space restoration projects. Jennifer supports the continued growth of NAWA’s offerings and appreciates connecting with nonprofits across the state to cultivate learning opportunities and resources that meet their evolving needs. At the University of Washington, she received a Master of Public Administration from the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance as well as a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences. Jennifer is from Tacoma, Washington and she enjoys going for walks, quilting, and gardening.
Julia Hunter - Follow Up Session
Learning Manager, Nonprofit Association of Washington
Julia has been on the Nonprofit Association of Washington team since 2017. Over the years she has supported nonprofit workshops across the state, hosted webinars and virtual gatherings, and contributed to NAWA’s nonprofit learning curriculum. She has a Masters in Literature from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, focusing on teaching, grant writing, and postmodern theory. Before that she completed an Americorps year in Atlanta, GA, where she found her vocation in supporting nonprofits. Currently she serves as an advisory board member, grant writer, and regular volunteer in her community.
This series was made possible for nonprofits on Whidbey with support from the PSE Foundation, Whidbey Island Bank, Whidbey Telecom, PSE, Inn at Langley, and Saratoga Dental.